Lake Excursions

During your stay at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, not living Lake Como from the water is simply not an option. Feel the lake breeze on your face, be refreshed by little splashes of water and enjoy the lake landscape from the best seat in the house. A range of boat options are available for you to pick and choose or experience all four: from Ruy and Batt, our water limousine to the battello, the lake’s traditional ferry, through to renting your own motorboat and experiencing the excitement of the seaplane. Live the thrill of the water.

Ruy and Batt

Discover the magic of the lake in exclusive style aboard Ruy or Batt, our Venetian motor launches. Tell your captain where you want to go and watch the lake must-sees, hidden gems and villas, pass by as you sip on your favourite tipple and revel in the glamour of the experience.

Ruy and Batt are also available for personalised outings so you can clink your glasses to the sunset, take a moonlit dip and much more. The lake’s the limit…

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Bellagio, the pearl of the lake

Savor a  mesmerizing three hours experience on a venetian style water taxi and a our preferred guide, that will unveil the Pearl of Lake Como, Bellagio.

You will wonder among the tiny alleys of one of Italy’s finest villages. Bellagio features  a multitude of brilliant craftsmen’s ateliers; there every corner becomes poetry… Indulge  on a romantic stroll on villa Melzi’s lavish gardens, before boarding.

Treasures of Villa Balbianello

Indulge on a mesmerizing full day experience on a venetian style water taxi and our preferred guide, that will disclose the wonders of one of Lake Como most cherished treasures, Villa Balbianello.

You will wonder among the heavenly Villa and Gardens, step in front of breathtaking views, treat your loved ones on a romantic dinner on the Lake shores and a theatrical sunset return water ride to our Palace.

The Grandeur of Como

Enjoy a charming one hour drive on a Mercedes E Class, while our preferred guide will introduce you to the highlights of the southern branch of the Lake. You will arrive to the majestic Villa Olmo, one of the lake finest.
After dazzling through opulent ballrooms and a sophisticated art collection, you will venture in the Capital City of the lake district, Como.
After a leisurely lunch you will experience one of the World’s best views, right on top of the Brunate’s hill.

The Abbey and the Castle

Venture on a full day tour with our water taxi to the Eastern end of the lake, and discover the ancient town of Varenna.
There you will experience an ancestral world, made of abbeys and castles. Immerge yourself in the lustrous heritage of Villa Monastero, and climb all the way to the top of the Varenna’s Promontory, up to the ancient fortress, Castel Vezio.
You might even have the chance to witness the ancient art of a Falcon Master.


Bobbing waters, the rush of the propellers, steep acceleration and you’re up, up in the skies admiring a unique bird eye’s view of Lake Como and its changing scenery. Start your adventure from one of Italy’s oldest Aeroclub’s in Como and fly over the central lake to Bellagio or, if you fancy venturing a bit further afield, you can also fly from Como to Lugano, and even from Como to Lugano to Maggiore. Live the Italian lakes from an exciting new perspective by seaplane.

Rent your boat

Rent a motorboat for the day and feel the lake breeze on your face as you stand at the helm and zip across enchanting waters lined with romantic villages and dramatic landscapes. Stop off when and where you choose to take a photo, enjoy the rays and then jump into the blue. Lap up the feeling of total freedom.

Start your discovery of Lake Como from the deck of the floating pool. No nautical licence required.


Experience the lake like a local. Residents preferred means of transport, the battello is by far the easiest way to get to nearby Bellagio, Varenna and Menaggio or venture further afield for an overdose of the lake. Serving all the romantic villages clinging to the lakeshore, the battello offers frequent departure times and an authentic experience of time at the lake. The nearest pier is just a minute walk from the Palace.